Ukraine has returned the bodies of 79 more defenders who were killed in the full-scale war unleashed by Russia, Ukraine’s Ministry of Reintegration reported on Telegram on May 30.
The bodies of the fallen service members were transferred from Russian-occupied territories in accordance with the Geneva Convention. This took place with the participation of the Office of the Commissioner for Missing Persons under the Ministry of Reintegration in cooperation with law enforcement agencies.
"The bodies of our defenders will be handed over to their families for a dignified burial," the agency added.
On May 5, Ukraine returned the bodies of 80 slain Ukrainian soldiers. In June 2022, NV reported that Ukraine and Russia had exchanged the bodies of fallen soldiers for the first time under the 160-for-160 formula.
Since then, this process has not stopped.
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